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City envisions a bridge connecting Bruce Vento with Sam Morgan

St. Paul Parks and Recreation is envisioning building a pedestrian bridge to connect the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail with the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. (submitted graphic)
St. Paul Parks and Recreation is envisioning building a pedestrian bridge to connect the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail with the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. (submitted graphic)

As of now, it’s just a dream, but someday there could be a bridge connecting the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary with the Samuel H. Morgan Regional Trail.

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22
Mar

Mendota Heights discusses memorials to Scott Patrick

Scott Patrick
Scott Patrick

Momentous events have occurred since Mendota Heights lost police officer Scott Patrick to that fatal July 30 shooting, both significant to the memory of the officer, as well as the goal of justice.

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22
Mar

Dakota County cuts down on storm sirens

Because of what has been described as outdoor warning siren “fatigue,” city and county emergency managers in Dakota County, following a recommendation from the National Weather Service, have changed their policy on activating outdoor warning siren

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22
Mar

South-West Review Area Bulletin Board 3-22-15

Bowling and pizza
Children from second to sixth grades are invited to a recreational day of fun Monday, March 30, one that includes bowling, pizza, swimming and a movie.


Jumping and pizza
West St. Paul is offering a second-to-sixth-grader recreational opportunity Tuesday, March 31.


Pancakes and fingerprints
The Inver Grove Heights Lions Club will host its annual pancake breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29 in the cafeteria at Simley High School, 2990 80th St. E, Inver Grove Heights.


Pancake breakfast
Pancakes will be hot off the griddle at the Lions Club of South St. Paul’s pancake breakfast on Palm Sunday, March 29.


The Fascinating Honeybee
The fascinating world of honeybees will be explored by award-winning beekeeper Terry McDaniel on Tuesday, April 28 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave., Inver Grove Heights.


Calling young egg hunters
An egg hunt will be held Saturday, March 28 at 9:30 a.m. for children ages 3 to kindergarten at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane in West St. Paul.


Flashlight egg hunt
Turning that sunshine-infused idea of an egg hunt on its back, youngsters in grades kindergarten through fifth will participate in a flashlight hunt for eggs at Thompson Park Activity Center Saturday, March 28 starting at 8 p.m.


 

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22
Mar

If you can’t sell it to ‘em, stink up the joint for free

South-West Review police reports published March 22, 2015 for Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul and West St. Paul

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22
Mar

St. Thomas Academy recognized as first “HEARTSafe” school in the state

Students at St. Thomas Academy participate in a hands-only CPR training. (submitted photo)
Students at St. Thomas Academy participate in a hands-only CPR training. (submitted photo)

At the end of a routine football practice this past August, nearly two weeks before school started, a St. Thomas Academy player collapsed on the field.

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22
Mar

IGH hashes out lingering dispute with City Hall builder

Long fissures cut across the new polished concrete floor of the IGH City Hall. The city and contractor resolved the issue through arbitration in March 2013. (Jesse Poole/Review)
Long fissures cut across the new polished concrete floor of the IGH City Hall. The city and contractor resolved the issue through arbitration in March 2013. (Jesse Poole/Review)

The ribbon cutting for the renovated IGH city hall building, along with the new public safety addition, took place in November 2011.  

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16
Mar

State rep says 'Hold!' on powdered alcohol

(Linda Baumeister/Review)
(Linda Baumeister/Review)

Turning water to wine is said to be a miracle. The transformation of water to cocktail, however, has become child's play.

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16
Mar

Inver Grove Heights students nominated for U.S. Naval Academy

U.S. Sen. Al Franken has nominated Cheyenne Nelson and Michael Burkard of Inver Grove Heights for admission to the U.S. Naval Academy.

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16
Mar

MH programming feedback sought

 Mendota Heights residents will be asked to provide suggestions on community programming for adults age 50 and older at a meeting Tuesday, March 31 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Mendota Elementary, 1979 Summit Lane, Mendota Heights.

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